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Government Congratulates Team Ghana in Oregon

The Minister of Finance, Ghana, Ken Ofori Atta has congratulated the Ghana 4x100m relay team for setting a new National Record in 38.07 and placing 5th at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Ghana competed in the women’s long jump, men’s 100 metres, 200 metres and 4×100 metres relay.

“Mr. Speaker, the government wishes to congratulate the Ghana men’s 4×100 metres relay quartet for their outstanding performance in taking the fifth position in the final at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon last Saturday. They did so by setting a new national record of 38.07 seconds to Sean Safo-Antwi, Benjamin Azamati, Joseph Manu, and Joseph Paul Amoah, a grateful country says “Ayekoo”, he ended.

What’s next, is the government about to set a budget for Ghana Athletics now?

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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